Organizational Dynamics - Human Resource Management Option, M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 36

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M755

  • This program is currently offered only at the University of Oklahoma's Tulsa campus.

Required Courses

Thesis Option

Required Courses
ODYN 5153Design, Evaluation, and Statistics3
ODYN 5163Applied Measurement and Analysis3
Core Courses
Choose two of the following:6
The Psychology of Leadership
Survey of Organizational Dynamics
Teams and Motivation
Thesis Courses
ODYN 5973Proposing and Presenting Research3
ODYN 5980Research for Master's Thesis3
Human Resource Management Courses
Choose 12 hours from the following: 112
Performance Management
Training and Career Development
Staffing, Selection, and Compensation
Organizational Behavior, Change, and Development
Human Resource Management Systems and Techniques
Employee Health, Safety and Wellness
Work and Life Integration
Positive People Practices
Alternative Emphasis Courses
Choose 6 hours from one of the following tracks:6
Total Credit Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
ODYN 5153Design, Evaluation, and Statistics3
ODYN 5163Applied Measurement and Analysis3
Core Courses
Choose two of the following:6
The Psychology of Leadership
Survey of Organizational Dynamics
Teams and Motivation
Non-Thesis Courses
ODYN 5973Proposing and Presenting Research3
ODYN 5183Capstone Project3
Human Resource Management Courses
Choose 12 hours from the following: 112
Performance Management
Training and Career Development
Staffing, Selection, and Compensation
Organizational Behavior, Change, and Development
Human Resource Management Systems and Techniques
Employee Health, Safety and Wellness
Work and Life Integration
Positive People Practices
Alternative Emphasis Courses
Choose 6 hours from one of the following tracks:6
Total Credit Hours36

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.


Alternative Emphasis Course Lists

Project Management

ODYN 5313Planning Processes and Strategy Development3
ODYN 5323The Psychology and Practice of Project Management3
ODYN 5333Customer Service and Market Analysis3
ODYN 5343Organizational Communication3
ODYN 5353Global Business Practices and Ethics3
ODYN 5383Emerging Topics in Project Management3

Information Management

A list of approved Information Management courses is maintained by the Department of Psychology.